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Sullia : 2 dead, 2 injured in Maruti Omni- truck collision near Sampaje

Sullia : 2 dead, 2 injured in Maruti Omni- truck collision near Sampaje


Mangalore Today News Network

Sullia, May 3, 2016 :  A collision between a Maruti Omni and a container lorry at Goonadka near Sampaje on May 2, Monday claimed the lives of two persons while two others sustained serious injuries.


Sullia accident


The deceased are Yusuf(45) from Virajpete in Kodagu, the driver of the Omni and Maqbool 55), also from Virajpete. Zulaikha and Saleem who were injured have been hospitalised in Mangaluru.

The container truck was reportedly over speeding. The impact of the collision was such that the Maruti Omni was badly mangled.

It is learnt those in the Maruti Omni were on way to Mangaluru to  admit  Saleem who was sick, to a hospital.  Saleem’s wife Zulaikha and  Maqbool  were travelling in the Omni  owned by  Yusuf who too was killed in the mishap.

Yusuf was into arecanut and coffee business while Maqbool was a labourer.

A case has been registered in Sullia Town Police Station. A number of accidents have been reported on the Maani-Mysuru highway ever since the highway was widened.


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Comments on this Article
George F, Mani Tue, May-3-2016, 1:36
How sad? Reckless ad careless driving is the cause for the accidents. RIP to the both deceased.
Sachitha Rao, Mangaluru Tue, May-3-2016, 12:43
A tragic incident . Never be in a hurry when you people are driving the vehicle. Accident usually takes place due to somebody’s mistake or the other.
Shivsharan das, Puttur Tue, May-3-2016, 12:23
So many accidents occurs but never learn from it .
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